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Pike County man indicted for election fraud

Accused of intimidation, interference

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 14, 2016) — Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced the indictment of a Pike County man on multiple felony charges of election fraud in connection with the recent statewide primary.

A Franklin County grand jury charged Keith Justice, 50, of Pikeville, with four counts of intimidating an election officer and one count of interfering with an election involving a precinct in Pike County on May 17.

The case was investigated by the Attorney General’s Department of Criminal Investigations following a complaint received by the Pike County clerk’s office.

The charges against Justice are Class D felonies, punishable by one to five years in prison. An indictment is a charge, not a conviction or a conclusion of a person’s guilt.